Richa Chadda made her debut in the 2008 Indian comedy film ‘Oye Lucky! Lucky Oye!’ directed by Dibakar Banerjee. The film saw critical acclaim upon release and earned several awards, including the ‘National Film Award.’ In 2010, she appeared in the Bollywood satirical comedy film ‘Benny and Babloo’ where she played the role of ‘Fedora.’ The film was warmly received by critics. In 2012, she got her breakthrough role as ‘Nagma Khatoon’ in the Indian Hindi-language crime action film ‘Gangs of Wasseypur – Part 1’ directed by Anurag Kashyap. The film opened to wide critical acclaim with Chadda becoming a recipient of the ‘Filmfare Award.’ She reprised her role as ‘Nagma Khatoon’ in ‘Gangs of Wasseypur – Part 2’ which was also released the same year. She received the ‘Screen Award’ for her performance as ‘Bholi Punjaban’ in the 2013 Indian Hindi-language comedy film ‘Fukrey’ directed by Mrighdeep Singh Lamba. The film earned praise from critics and was a sleeper hit. That same year, she also appeared in the Sanjay Leela Bhansali-directed Indian Hindi-language tragic romance film ‘Goliyon Ki Raasleela Ram-Leela.’ Despite opening to a mixed reception, the film turned out to be a major commercial success.
She continued to star in films like ‘Tamanchey’ (2014), ‘Words with Gods’ (2014), ‘Masaan’ (2015), ‘Main Aur Charles’ (2015), ‘Sarbjit’ (2016), and ‘Jia Aur Jia’ (2017). In 2017, she reprised her role as ‘Bholi Punjaban’ in the Indian Hindi-language comedy film ‘Fukrey Returns’ directed by Mrighdeep Singh Lamba. While the film met with mixed reviews, it did decent business at the box office. The following year, she appeared in the Hindi-language thriller drama film ‘3 Storeys’ where she played the role of ‘Leela.’ The film received a positive response from critics. She continued to star in films like ‘Cabaret’ (2019), ‘Section 375:Marzi Ya Jabardasti’ (2019), ‘Panga’ (2020), ‘Shakeela’ (2020), ‘Ghoomketu’ (2020), and ‘Madam Chief Minister’ (2021). She was last seen in the 2021 Indian Hindi-language spy thriller film ‘Lahore Confidential’ directed by Kunal Kohli. The film received a lukewarm response from critics.
After a gangster clashes with a ruthless, coal-mining kingpin who killed his father, it ignites a deadly blood feud spanning three generations.
Masaan is a drama film which tells the story of Devi, a computer teacher, whose life turns upside down after she is caught having sex with one of her students. The film next tells us the story of Deepak Kumar, a boy in Varanasi, who is struggling with casteism.
This crime drama comedy film revolves around Lovinder Singh, a thief now in custody facing trial, after committing robberies from several rich and wealthy people. After getting caught, he starts to reflect on his life of crime.
Four friends, who want to make easy money, approach a notorious gangster named Bholi to invest in their plan. However, when their plan fails, they lose her money, and now they need to complete an assignment for her, if they want to avoid the consequences.
This musical romantic drama film is based on William Shakespeare’s play Romeo and Juliet, set in an Indian background. The story revolves around Ram and Leela, who are in love with each other, but are unable to stay together as their families are in war with each other.